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State economist refutes politicians’ claim that Mississippi cannot afford Medicaid expansion

The most common refrain of prominent Mississippi elected officials who have long rejected the expansion of Medicaid under ...

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Biden defends departure from ‘forever war,’ praises airlift

(AP) — A defensive President Joe Biden called the U.S. airlift to extract more than 120,000 Americans, Afghans ...

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EXPLAINER: Ida, Katrina similar but tiny differences are key

(AP) — Hurricane Ida is looking eerily like a dangerous sequel to 2005’s Hurricane Katrina, the costliest storm ...

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Hurricane Ida wildcard: Effects on U.S. energy supply

(AP) – Companies evacuated oil and gas platforms south of Louisiana ahead of Hurricane Ida but a far ...

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Vaccine ‘conspiracy theories’ prompt threats, Dobbs says

(AP) — Mississippi’s top health official said Tuesday that he has received threats from people who are spreading ...

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Meadville historical marker honors 2 black men killed by Klan in ’64

(AP) — Friends and relatives gathered Thursday in a tiny town in southwestern Mississippi to dedicate a new ...

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Multiple agencies charge 8, identify 7 victims in trafficking operation

On Friday, July 9, the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation launched an undercover operation in Lee County, which resulted ...

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Amtrak train collides with semi, killing 2 in Mississippi

(AP) — An Amtrak passenger train from New Orleans to Chicago collided with a semi-trailer, killing two people ...

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Bill Cosby’s sex assault conviction overturned by court

(AP) — Pennsylvania’s highest court overturned Bill Cosby’s sex assault conviction Wednesday after finding an agreement with a ...

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Atheists, humanists sue over Mississippi’s license plates

Four words on Mississippi’s license plates have sparked a federal lawsuit. American Atheists, the Mississippi Humanist Association and ...

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